A guide to making a personal injury claim

By Paul Carvis

Quittance's nationwide network of lawyers help injured Claimants across the UK keep more compensation with our fairer success fees.

Whether you live in Viewpark or anywhere else in the UK, we can are able to assist with your claim and we will arrange a medical at a medical centre near you.

Do I have a personal injury claim?

If you suffered an injury in the last three years and someone else was at fault, our panel of expert solicitors can help you make a compensation claim.

Qualifying for personal injury compensation

Claimants with certain illnesses or conditions such as repetitive strain injuries are often still entitled to claim compensation even if the illness was triggered by events some years ago. The date of diagnosis is what matters in these situations.

For the majority of injury claims, proving an injury claim will involve three issues. It must be proven on the balance of probabilities that a duty of care was owed, that this duty was breached, and the breach was the cause of the injury or illness.

How much can I claim?

The injury compensation you are likely to receive is calculated with reference to Judicial College Guidelines. Our calculator provides an accurate estimate of your likely compensation.

Work accident claims in Viewpark

Worker injured in accident

We have handled claims for Claimants, from office workers to veterinary nurses, to claim work accident compensation.

Find out more: Injured at work compensation claims

Road traffic accident claims in Viewpark

Cars involved in a road accident

Accidents involving vehicles in Viewpark are relatively common. Officially reported accident data shows a total of 653 accidents (575 slight accidents, 72 serious accidents and 6 fatal accidents) in 2013 in North Lanarkshire local authority. By 2014 accidents decreased to 633. Incidents in Viewpark in 2013 included traffic collisions on the A8 and A725 slip road and on the A721 and A725 roundabout.

Quittance's network of best of breed injury solicitors are experienced in negotiating the best awards for people who have been hurt in a car or motorcycle crash in Viewpark.

Find out more: Road accident compensation

Other injury claims

Slip, trip and fall injuries

Official statistics underline the fact that slips and trips are, by a considerable degree, the most frequent accident in the workplace in 2014/15. They are typically lead to injuries filed under a different category for instance being hit by a falling object, a fall from height or an exposure to fire (burn) accident. Public place negligence claims injuries like sprained wrists happening on obstructed walkways are also quite common with recent trips having occurred recently.

Industrial disease

Injury lawyers can help Claimants with claiming compensation for diverse industrial illnesses that include anything from workplace cancer to welding rod fumes exposure.

Find out more: No win, no fee industrial disease claim

Clinical negligence in Viewpark

Medical negligence (which is correctly called Clinical Negligence) is where an injury or illness follows a breach of the duty of care on the part of a hospital or other medical professional. Quittance's panel of injury lawyers covering Viewpark have worked on negligence claims brought against infirmaries and hospitals including Kirklands Hospital, Fallside Road, Bothwell, G71 8BB.

Find out more: No win, no fee clinical negligence claim

Serious injury lawyers handling claims in Viewpark

Courts understand that a serious injury has a major effect on an injured Claimant.

Compensation will ease the impact of bills other financial issues on a Claimant and their dependants enabling them to focus on recovery.

Quittance's network of solicitor firms have helped Claimants claim damages for a wide range of chronic conditions and catastrophic injuries. Injury and illness referred to as serious range from serious psychiatric harm to brain tumours.

Find out more: No win, no fee catastrophic injury claims

No Win, No Fee Lawyers serving Viewpark

In the event that the claim is won, your legal costs must be covered by the other side or their insurance company. If your lawyer loses the claim, a No Win, No Fee agreement between you and the lawyer means that their legal fees will not be charged.

Our No Win, No Fee guarantee

No Win, No Fee means you have absolutely no hidden costs and there is nothing owed if the claim is lost. With the Quittance network's 100% No Win, No Fee guarantee, you will never risk losing out. Read more about our No Win, No Fee

Frequently asked questions

How to choose the right lawyer for your compensation claim

Selecting the most appropriate injury solicitor to assist you is the most important step towards negotiating the best settlement or award.

With approximately 29 offices within 25 miles of Viewpark - how can you make certain you select the best law firm for your specific circumstances?

The variation in the amount of insurance premiums and success fees charged by lawyers often surprises Claimants.

For instance the amount of compensation retained by an injured person accepting a settlement of ?79,221 for mesothelioma could conceivably vary from ?47,532 to ?67,337.

More information How to compare injury solicitors quotes

Read Viewpark personal injury solicitor reviews

Service levels offered by injury lawyers can vary enormously.

Online personal injury solicitor reviews can be helpful when deciding which lawyer to instruct.

See - Solicitor reviews

Do I need to select a local Viewpark legal firm ?

The location of the firm is less critical as injury cases now tend to be run by phone and email.

You will need to go with a law firm that offers national medical centres as you will be expected to go to a medical examination.

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